Meeting the Gobi Khulan




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    Brief Daily Itinerary

    Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

    Upon arrival, meet your guide and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

    Day 2. Hustai Nuruu National Park

    Drive to the Hustai Nuruu National Park to explore world’s only true wild horse, takhi. In late afternoon, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar, overnight at hotel.

    Day 3. Ikh Nart Nature Reserve

    Travel by road through the steppe to desert fields to “Ikh Nart Nature Reserve”, which is a protected area home to Siberian Ibex, Argali sheep and Cinereous vulture.

    Day 4.  Hamariin khiid

    In early morning you will leave the nature reserve on dirt roads to travel to
    Sainshand, city of the southeast part of the Gobi Desert and Hamariin hiid energy center

    Day 5. Native Mountain

    Drive further south into the Gobi desert. Travel through some small towns in the remote desert to reach our destination near Native Mountain Monastery. Overnight in tents.

    Day 6. Native Mountain and its surroundings

    Exploring the remains of the old monastery, visiting the temple, and meeting with the community of monks.

    Day 7-8. Queen’s Spring

    Queen’s Spring, it is located just 150km from the Chinese border, this region is a natural habitat for the Khulan but also for black-tailed gazelle and argali sheep. Meeting nomadic family of Gobi Desert.

    Day 9. Native Mountain

    Drive back to Native Mountain to pick up our cameras. We will have an
    opportunity to meet community members.

    Day 10. Hanbogd and Dinosaurs foot prints

    Visiting area where petrified wood from Cretaceous period still could be seen on the surface of the soil.

    Day 11. Mandalgobi

    Visiting a local monastery – Demchog, built by the same lama-poet who built the Native Mountain Monastery in Dornogobi, and head back to UB.

    Day 12-13. Ulaanbaatar

    Exploring sights and sounds of Mongolia’s capital.

    Day 14 Departure.

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    Trip Date:

    Jun 10 – 23, 2022


    4-7 travelers:

    $4,775 per person, twin occupancy

    8-10 travelers:

    $3,885 per person, twin occupancy;

    Optional single supplement:

    $320 per person (including a single tent).


    Ulaanbaatar hotel

    Hotel  Ulaanbaatar

    Hotel Ulaanbaatar is conveniently located in downtown Ulaanbaatar and is a very well established hotel with a friendly staff. All major atractions of UB are located with a walking distance of the hotel.

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    Field camps

    Throughout the most part of our country, we will be staying expedition style tents. It is one of the best camping grounds in the entire country and be sure to watch for the northern stars and the entire Milkyway spanning over us!


    Land Transportation:

    Land transportation is provided by Toyota Land Cruiser jeeps seating  3 passangers per vehicle. Some roads can be bumby and hard but our drivers are some of the most experienced and reliable in the country.